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Despite Cuts Elsewhere, Quad/Graphics Stays on Wisconsin Hiring Binge, Seeking to Fill 750 Openings
from Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
Quad/Graphics is in the process of filling 750 openings in Wisconsin, where Quad has kept all nine of its printing plants up and running. That includes its "mega-plant" in Lomira that Quad calls the largest printing plant in the Western... more »
Maintenance Worker Killed in Industrial Accident at International Paper Plant in Savannah, GA
Ricky Salter, 58, a maintenance worker at the International Paper plant in Savannah, GA, was killed Sunday afternoon in an industrial accident, reported WJCL. International Paper said that Salter died in the plant's paper roll handling area.... more »

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Your Sales Warning
Bill Farquharson   By Bill Farquharson
Well, it’s finally here! Today is a very special selling day, probably the most important of the year. Bill warned you back in July. Did you listen? If not, take his advice today from this week’s blog.... more »
Sir Speedy of Westbury, NY, Named 'Top 25' Highest Sales Franchise in Sir Speedy Franchise Network
Sir Speedy of Westbury, Melville and Hauppauge was recently honored with a Top 25 Sales Volume Award at the annual Sir Speedy Convention and Vendor Show held at the Disneyland Resort Hotel in Anaheim, CA. The award was based on... more »
GPO Has Dubious Title as Federal Agency with Highest Discrimination Complaint Rate
Taking the lead in the number of complaints filed by federal employees—for its second year in a row—is the Government Printing Office (GPO). In the Medium Agencies (1,000 to 14,999 employees) category, the GPO ranked first on the list, with... more »
Media Graphix Adds Fourth Komori Press: a Five-Color Lithrone GL540C to Print on a Variety of Substrates
Norcross, GA-based Media Graphix has installed its fourth Komori press, a new five-color Lithrone G40 with coater (GL540C). The company chose the Komori GL540C for its ability to efficiently print on a variety of substrates and its sharp print quality.... more »
Atlanta-Based dDirect Adds MCS Digital Printers to Enhance Its Direct Mail Printing Capabilities
dDirect of Atlanta has recently acquired two new digital presses in the MCS KM series of digital printers—a black-and-white KM 1250, and a KM 8000—to boost its existing direct mail marketing capabilities. Both the B&W and four-color printers have consistent... more »
U.S. Postal Service's Workforce has Stopped Shrinking, at Least Temporarily
from Dead Tree Edition
The U.S. Postal Service recently reported having 616,025 active employees, just 362 fewer than a year ago. The number of full-timers actually inched up by 1,464, to 467,844. That’s a far cry from the previous six years, when the annual... more »
Bell and Howell to Display a Wide Array of Service, Hardware and Software Solutions at GRAPH EXPO 14
Featuring innovations in service and technology that help improve and add capabilities, Bell and Howell's booth at GRAPH EXPO 14 will display a full complement of service, hardware and software solutions. In addition, solution experts will be on hand to... more »
Hollywood Sightings: A Supporting Role for Print
hollywood   While Hollywood may not actually have a soft spot for printing presses, what it does have is the desire to mimic and relive history (past, present and sci-fi future) through films. Since the printing press has been an important part... more »
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Guide to Integrated Marketing and Media Convergence
Guide to Integrated Marketing and Media Convergence   This book was developed to provide the printer or print provider with an understanding of the many new tools (legacy media and emerging technologies) available to them. When applied, these tools will help you develop new business for yourselves and... more »
Sales Compensation Plans: Samples from the Industry, 2013 Edition
Sales Compensation Plans: Samples from the Industry, 2013 Edition   Sales Compensation Plans:
Samples from the Industry, 2013 Edition
Printing Industries of America Human Relations Department
This publication was developed as a result of numerous requests from our members for additional information about sales compensation plans. Our previous efforts, Sales Compensation and Incentive Plans:... more »